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PLAYOFF football at Lambeau Field: Green Bay Packers WIN vs. New York Giants 38-13

GREEN BAY — It’s time for Green Bay Packers PLAYOFF FOOTBALL! The Packers and New York Giants faced off Sunday, January 8th at Lambeau Field! The Packers said 77,549 fans took in this big game at Lambeau Field.

Kickoff was set for 3:40 p.m. — and this is a game you could watch ONLY ON FOX6!

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 8: The Green Bay Packers take the field before the NFC Wild Card game against the New York Giants at Lambeau Field on January 8, 2017 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

GREEN BAY, WI – JANUARY 8: The Green Bay Packers take the field before the NFC Wild Card game against the New York Giants at Lambeau Field on January 8, 2017 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

The following players would not play in Sunday’s playoff game between the Packers and the Giants, according to Packers.com:

Green Bay Packers
6 QB Joe Callahan
11 WR Trevor Davis
24 CB Quinten Rollins
44 RB James Starks
68 T Kyle Murphy
91 LB Jayrone Elliott
99 DT Christian Ringo

Starting lineup changes: #88 Ty Montgomery will start at running back for Starks

New York Giants
29 S Nat Berhe
44 RB George Winn
58 DE Owa Odighizuwa
65 T Will Beatty
89 TE Jerell Adams
90 DE Jason Pierre-Paul
97 LB Ishaq Williams

Starting lineup changes: #73 Marshall Newhouse will start at right tackle for #68 Bobby Hart

Your Packers playoff captains for Sunday’s game were as follows:

Offense:

QB Aaron Rodgers

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 11: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers watches action during a game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field on December 11, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Aaron Rodgers

G TJ Lang

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 27: Guard T.J. Lang #70 of the Green Bay Packers on the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 27, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Packers 38-8. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

T.J. Lang

Defense:

LB Julius Peppers

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 04: Julius Peppers #56 of the Green Bay Packers leaves the field following a game against the Houston Texans at Lambeau Field on December 4, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Green Bay defeated Houston 21-13. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Julius Peppers

S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 18: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix #21 of the Green Bay Packers reacts after making an interception against the Chicago Bears in the third quarter at Soldier Field on December 18, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

Special Teams:

K Mason Crosby

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DB Micah Hyde

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As play got underway at Lambeau Field Sunday afternoon, the Packers won the coin toss and opted to defer.

The Giants would start with the ball.

The first score this game was a 26-yard field goal by Giants’ Robbie Gould. The Giants then led the Packers 3-0 with 5:44 left in the first quarter.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Robbie Gould of the New York Giants kicks during the NFL International series game between Los Angeles Rams and New York Giants at Twickenham Stadium on October 23, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Robbie Gould

The Giants led the Packers 3-0 at the end of the first quarter.

CLICK HERE for a first quarter recap via Packers.com.

Packers’ wide receiver Jordy Nelson was hurt in the second quarter — after he was hit hard in the side near the sideline. The Packers announced he was being carted off the field to the locker room — and questionable to return with a rib injury.

Jordy Nelson hurt during Packers vs. Giants playoff game

Jordy Nelson hurt during Packers vs. Giants playoff game

Jordy Nelson hurt during Packers vs. Giants playoff game

Jordy Nelson hurt during Packers vs. Giants playoff game

The Giants’ added to their lead with a 40-yard field goal by Robbie Gould — putting them ahead 6-0 in the second quarter.

LANDOVER, MD - JANUARY 01: Kicker Robbie Gould #5 of the New York Giants kicks a fourth quarter field goal against cornerback Bashaud Breeland #26 of the Washington Redskins at FedExField on January 1, 2017 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Robbie Gould

After a 31-yard catch by Davante Adams, it was first-and-goal for the Packers at the Giants’ seven yard line.

Packers’ QB Aaron Rodgers then hit Adams in the end zone for the Packers TOUCHDOWN!!! It was a five-yard touchdown — and with the extra point, the Packers then LED the Giants 7-6.

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 11: Davante Adams #17 of the Green Bay Packers catches a pass for a touchdown during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field on December 11, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Davante Adams

Just before the two-minute warning ahead of halftime, the Packers announced linebacker Black Martinez was out of the game with a knee injury — questionable to return.

Just before halftime, came another Hail Mary from Packers’ QB Aaron Rodgers — who threw a BOMB — a 42-yard Hail Mary pass down the field that was caught by wide receiver Randall Cobb for the TOUCHDOWN!

The Packers led the Giants 14-6 at halftime!

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 09: Leon Hall #25 of the New York Giants tackles Randall Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers in the first quarter at Lambeau Field on October 9, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Randall Cobb

CLICK HERE for a first half recap via Packers.com.

As the second half got underway, the Packers announced Jordy Nelson would not be returning to this game — out with a rib injury.

The Giants’ first score in the second half came courtesy wide receiver Tavarres King — who caught the pass in the end zone for the touchdown.

With the extra point, the Packers led by just one point — 14-13 with 5:16 left in the third quarter.

LANDOVER, MD - JANUARY 01: Wide receiver Tavarres King #15 of the New York Giants reacts after making a catch in the fourth quarter against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on January 1, 2017 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Tavarres King

The Packers quickly answered with a touchdown of their own — courtesy Randall Cobb, with the 30-yard catch.  Aaron Rodgers passed the ball to Cobb, who then ran it into the end zone for the TOUCHDOWN!

With the extra point, the Packers increased their lead over the Giants to 21-13.

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 08: Randall Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter during the NFC Wild Card game against the New York Giants at Lambeau Field on January 8, 2017 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Randall Cobb

The Packers extended their lead by three with a 32-yard field goal by Mason Crosby.

The Packers led the Giants 24-13 with 25 seconds left in the third quarter.

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 18: Mason Crosby #2 of the Green Bay Packers kicks a field goal out of the hold of Jacob Schum #10 against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on December 18, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. The Packers defeated the Bears 30-27. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mason Crosby

The Packers would head into the fourth quarter with a 24-13 LEAD over the Giants.

CLICK HERE for a third quarter recap via Packers.com.

Early in the fourth came ANOTHER PACKERS TOUCHDOWN!

Aaron Rodgers threw a 16-yard pass to Randall Cobb in the end zone for the TD — Cobb’s THIRD this game!

With the extra point, the Packers then led the Giants 31-13.

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 08: Randall Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers runs with the ball while being chased by Trevin Wade #31 of the New York Giants in the third quarter during the NFC Wild Card game at Lambeau Field on January 8, 2017 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Randall Cobb

The Packers extended their lead over the Giants late in the fourth quarter with a TOUCHDOWN by Aaron Ripkowski — who pushed the ball into the end zone after a hand-off from Aaron Rodgers.

With the extra point, the score was then Packers 38, Giants 13.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 28: Aaron Ripkowski #22 of the Green Bay Packers spikes the ball after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on November 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Aaron Ripkowski

The game ended with an interception of Eli Manning by Damarious Randall in the end zone!

The Packers would win this one — 38-13.

NEXT UP: The Packers face the Dallas Cowboys in Texas Sunday, January 15th at 3:40 p.m.

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